HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Police are searching for suspects after an 11-year-old girl was struck several times by gunfire early Sunday after shots were fired at a Houston home.
At about 5:05 a.m., an unknown number of suspects fired shots into the home before fleeing in an SUV. Some of those shots struck the young girl, who was sleeping at the time of the shooting.READ MORE: Malik Faisal Akram 'Got Agitated' At Islamic Center Days Before Taking Hostages At Synagogue
Houston police said the girl was taken to a hospital where she was in serious but stable condition.
Police said that other occupants of the home told officers that the suspects fired into the home from the street.READ MORE: FBI Warning To Faith Communities After Colleyville Synagogue Hostage Situation Familiar To Jewish Community
At least two suspects were seen on surveillance video fleeing in a sport utility vehicle, and multiple shell casings were found in the street in front of the home.
The Houston Police Department is asking residents and businesses in the area to check their surveillance cameras for any clues that might help in their investigation, which is currently ongoing.MORE NEWS: Cowboys QB Dak Prescott Apologizes For Taking Pleasure In Fans Pelting Officials After Playoff Loss
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